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1. Soldier stands besides his M60 machine gun, which is mounted on the steps of the U.S. Capitol to deter rioters from entering the building during the Martin Luther King Jr. assassination riots in Washington D.C. (April 1968) TrendWarrior101 100 reddit
2. Today in 1945, the Auschwitz death camp was discovered and liberated by the Red Army. hollmantron 100 reddit
3. Today is Martin Luther King's Birthday. Here he is in 1964. photojacker 99 reddit
4. Fourteen year old Mohawk and future Olympic gold medalist Waneek Horn-Miller cradling her younger sister after she herself was bayoneted in the chest by a Canadian soldier. Quebec, Oka Crisis, 26 September 1990. verostein 98 reddit
5. An Undercover Police Officer apprehends a mugger on the New York Subway, 1985. Photo taken by Bruce Davidson. verostein 98 reddit
6. American soldier wearing the crown of the Holy Roman Empire in a cave in Siegen, Germany, on April 3, 1945. Feiruzz 98 reddit
7. An undercover police officer on duty. New York, Brooklyn, 1 July 1969. verostein 97 reddit
8. A Babushka keeps the ears of her grandson warm as he takes an Oath of Enlistment for the Russian army. Volgograd, 1994. Photo taken by Nikolai Ignatiev. verostein 97 reddit
9. Anti British propaganda, Japan 1941 (1080×1231) pireui 97 reddit
10. A young private waits on the beach during the Marine landing at Da Nang, 1965. PeJae 96 reddit
11. Cetshwayo, King of the Zulu who defeated the British at the Battle of Isandlwana, 1878 Zuccaro1 96 reddit
12. A student protester gives the V for victory sign in front of Chinese soldiers of the PLA. Tiananmen square, 1 June 1989. Photo taken by Peter Charlesworth. verostein 95 reddit
13. Little John F. Kennedy Jr. waiting for his Dad, President John F. Kennedy to land at Camp David, Maryland in October 1963. JFK was assassinated the very next month. sputnik-the-sages 95 reddit
14. Homecoming, A British soldier with his 8 month old daughter as he arrives at the docks from overseas 1945 NihilisticNoir 95 reddit
15. George H.W. Bush takes a toboggan ride with Arnold Schwarzenegger at Camp David. 1991. MartaHen 95 reddit
16. Survivors of 1972 of the Infamous Andes plane crash. The passengers resorted to cannibalism to survive 72 days in the snow hconfiance 95 reddit
17. The Procrastinators Club of America protesting against Former President James Madison and the War of 1812. Philadelphia, 9 March 1966. verostein 94 reddit
18. 100,000 Iranian women March against the hijab law, tehran 1979 (1600×1066) poaia 93 reddit
19. Lee Harvey Oswald, the assassin of John F. Kennedy, being shot by Jack Ruby on November 24, 1963 while being escorted by Dallas police. sarge-g 93 reddit
20. San Francisco's iconic Cliff House, shortly before it was destroyed by fire in 1907 . Maynard078 93 reddit
21. A Romanian soldier giving a sign of victory after the 1989 revolution, having removed the communist insignia from his headwear. Feiruzz 93 reddit
22. FDR using help to get out of his car, One of the few photos that show his paralytic illness, journalists and photographers avoided showing the president in this weak state especially during WWII, taken in the 24th of September 1932. PeJae 92 reddit
23. Meet the "Night Witches", fearless Russian female pilots who bombed nazis by night, 1941 Beast667Neighbour 91 reddit
24. 7’3” Jakob Nacken (221 cm), the tallest German soldier of WW2, chatting with 5’3” (160 cm) British corporal Bob Roberts after surrendering to him near Calais, France, 1944.(1000X1408) Armani_Crusader88 91 reddit
25. Israeli soldier taking a glass of water from the Jordan river after The Six Day War, On his left arm is a serial number from the Holocaust. July 1967. Feiruzz 91 reddit
26. George Blind, member of the French Resistance smiling at a German firing squad, 1944 a2141172 91 reddit
27. Two armed farmers, father and son. Zimbabwe, 1986. verostein 91 reddit
28. Red Army infantry marching through the main street of Kiev, Ukraine, following the liberation of the city from German forces - 1943 vaish7848 90 reddit
29. American deserters being publicly humiliated in Florient, France on November 5, 1918. During WWI, 2,657 U.S. servicemen were convicted of desertion, with 24 being sentenced to death; all of the condemned were instead commuted to prison terms by President Woodrow Wilson. TrendWarrior101 90 reddit
30. An outdoor hockey game in Sweden is cut short, 1959. verostein 90 reddit
31. "Kombat" Heroic image of a Soviet political commissar of the 220th Infantry Regiment calling soldiers to an assault, Eastern Front, in Soviet Ukraine, 12 July 1942. it has been said that the subject of this photo died minutes after it was taken. PeJae 90 reddit
32. frozen Niagara falls, 1911. PeJae 89 reddit
33. Navajo riders in the Canyon de Chelly, Arizona. 1904, photo taken by Edward Curtis. verostein 89 reddit
34. Georges Blind, a member of the French resistance, smiling at a German firing squad, 1944. This was a mock execution attempting to get the resistance fighter to talk. It didn’t work. Georges did not divulge any information. Blind died in a concentration camp later the same year. LordJizzman 89 reddit
35. A red cross nurse writing down last words of mortally wounded soldier, taken around 1917. PeJae 89 reddit
36. The weathered face of Norwegian polar explorer Tryggve Gran - 1923 Sexual-Thunder69 89 reddit
37. Mother and baby of family of nine living in field on U.S. Route 70 near the Tennessee River, March 1936, ghostmrchicken 89 reddit
38. Female snipers of the 3rd Shock Army, 1st Belorussian Front, 775 confirmed kills, Germany, May 1945 NihilisticNoir 89 reddit
39. Last sword duel in history in France, 1967 between the Mayor of Marseille and the Socialist Party candidate for presidency. Chocolatechipweb 89 reddit
40. Keshia Thomas protects an alleged KKK supporter from a mob in Ann Arbor, MI, 1996 InevitableClear 89 reddit
41. 1858 picture of the last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah II. Fun fact: Persian word for Mongol is “Mughal”, it’s often overlooked that India fell under Mongol rule. First emperor was a direct descendant of Genghis Khan. random_reddit_1010 88 reddit
42. Soviet tanks interrupt young couple wedding. Soviet invasion to Czechoslovakia, 1968 Muff1995 88 reddit
43. Acrobats Balance On Top Of The Empire State Building, 1934 Itchy_Kiwi 88 reddit
44. World's Highest Standard of Living, by Margaret Bourke-White, 1937 N/A 88 reddit
45. Young punks in Communist Hungary - Budapest, 1982 videki_man 88 reddit
46. "The weightless cat"-experiment, performed inside the cockpit of an F-94C to test the effect of sub-gravity forces on the body, 8 February 1958 Shadoukoa 88 reddit
47. Coal Miners coming up a Coal Mine Elevator after a day of work in 1920's Belgium rockystl 88 reddit
48. Fidel Castro visiting the Great Wall of China, 1995 Nidzovantije 88 reddit
49. British Soldiers (interrupted during drag show rehearsals by a German raid) manning a BL 6-inch Mk VII naval gun at Shornemead Fort, England in 1940 File-Environmental 88 reddit
50. The grave of an American pilot buried by Imperial Japanese troops. The sign reads "Sleeping here, a brave air-hero who lost youth and happiness for his Mother land. July 25 - Nippon Army". Kiska, Alaska, 25 August 1943. verostein 88 reddit
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